aufrecht

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German ūfreht, from Old High German ūfreht. Analyzable as auf +‎ recht. Compare Dutch oprecht, English upright.

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aufrecht (comparative aufrechter, superlative am aufrechtesten or am aufrechtsten)

  1. upright, erect, tall
  2. (figuratively) unbowed, brave, resolute
  3. (figuratively) straightforward, honest, trustworthy

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